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Boob Pillows, Figures, LCL: The Drink, Where Do I Start?

Gigazine has some...interesting merch from AOU2010.

Gigazine has written up several products, each of which I could probably make a whole new post about, but somehow that doesn't seem fair, so I guess I should group them together-- but man, where do I start?



The Good:

There are some nice Bakemonogatari figures (nice for game prizes, mind), including one of Senjougahara wielding a stapler. Rawr! There's also a Tsubasa Hanekawa.



The Bad:

I keep forgetting that supernatural moe fanservice anime Kanokon's second season hasn't actually aired yet, meaning that I can't yet push it entirely off of my radar yet. Gigazine has pics of a new Kanokon product: a breast pillow, which is a pillow with fanservicey art and apparently a giant lump where the breasts are in the art. Like a tumor-pillow. Iiiii don't think so.



The Weird:

In the never-ending quest to find new things to merchandise for Evangelion, how about an apple-flavored beverage that's being marketed as LCL fluid? Yeahhh. It comes in a cardboard tube thing that's supposed to look like one of the LCL tubes (but fails); the actual drink comes in a little plastic tube that you snip and drink from. Just don't try to breathe it.

There's a lot of other stuff you should check out, including some nice So Ra No Wo To figures (hey, a meh show can have great figures) and two one-foot high Gundam models, one of the RX-78-2 and one of RX-0 Unicorn. So hit up Gigazine for the rest!
Sonata moderator on Feb. 23, 2010 at 8:06 a.m.
Meh i would have taken Chizuru as a mouse-pad would have been much better.:)
Konandaon Feb. 23, 2010 at 8:55 a.m.

Someone should send the LCL drank to Giantbomb.

giaon Feb. 23, 2010 at 8:56 a.m.
@Konanda: Hmmmmmmmm. Maybe I will...
cfatalison Feb. 23, 2010 at 9:11 a.m.
why apple?, why not orange?
 
i will take that tumor pillow, i need another pillow to sleep
Chengyon Feb. 23, 2010 at 11:34 a.m.
I will take the pillow and figure thanks <3
Kelleth moderator on Feb. 23, 2010 at 12:07 p.m.
I like boob mousepads because they actually are handy because i wouldn't have to keep my wrist bending all the time but boob pillows? now that`s really a single man/lesbian`s product. if i want that i`ll just hop over to my girlfriend`s place and use her as pillow :P
 
Stapler girl figure is awesome.
DK1105on Feb. 23, 2010 at 1:37 p.m.
I really like those so ra no wo to figures.  Still haven't seen any of the show yet.
Boddingtonon Feb. 23, 2010 at 4:03 p.m.
That boob pillow is the logical evolution of the lap pillow. Why did it take so long, Japan?
John_Martoneon Feb. 24, 2010 at 1:42 p.m.
@Nanashi said:
" Are we trying to move away from body pillows now??? "
I'd say its more about diversity than an total move ^_^
 
I dunno, could be comfortable.

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